Melbourne photographer scoops title at International Photography Awards

Recently, at one of the highlights of the year in the photographic calendar, at the prestigious Lucie Awards at Carnegie Hall in New York, Melbourne photographer, Tom Putt was announced as Nature Photographer of the Year for the annual International Photography Awards.

Putt's series of aerial images, captured in Iceland, won first prize in the Nature Category. His image below also won 1st place in the Nature Aerial/Drone Series category.

© Tom Putt
© Tom Putt

“I was so honoured to be representing Australia at Carnegie Hall, which is billed as The Academy Awards of Photography,” Putt said. “I watched legends of the industry be acknowledged, including the incredible Annie Leibovitz. A dream come true."

The International Photography Awards (IPA) conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level. The IPA recognises photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping, and defining the world of photography today.

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